STACY R. METTIER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In the medical literature of recent years attention has been called to a type of anemia usually associated with immature red and white cells in the peripheral blood. This anemia has been described under such titles as myelophthisic anemia,1 leuko-erythroblastic anemia,2, 3 myelosclerosis associated with a leukemoid blood picture,4 megakaryocytic myelosis with osteosclerosis,5 and, simply, a leukemoid reaction.6 The data reported in the various cases so described suggest that the underlying structural changes of the marrow were essentially sclerotic in character.
During the past several years a large number of patients with anemia have been examined at the University of
METTIER SR. HEMATOLOGIC ASPECTS OF SPACE CONSUMING LESIONS OF THE BONE MARROW (MYELOPHTHISIC ANEMIA)1. Ann Intern Med. ;14:436–448. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-3-436
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(3):436-448.
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